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Local Obits for Wed. Feb 12th, 2020

Banks

Larry Joe Hopper, Gillsville
Larry Joe Hopper of Gillsville, Ga. passed away February 12, 2020.   Survivors include his mother Ora Bell Hopper; loving companion, Barbara Brewer; 2 daughters, ...
Paul Wright Sutton, 66, Lula
Paul Wright Sutton, age 66 of Lula, passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. Born in Hiawassee, Georgia on October 17, 1953, he was a son of the late Cicero Lumpkin Sutton & ...

Dawson

Wansley Pruitt Payne, 84, Dawsonville
Wansley Pruitt Payne, age 84, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020.  She was born in 1936, to the late George Clifford and Ezel Pruitt.  Wansle ...

Hall

Paul Edward (Ed) Wilson, 97, Murrayville
Paul Edward (Ed) Wilson, age 97, of Murrayville, Ga died Wednesday, February 12, 2020. Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 14 ...

Jackson

Doris Wilson Beeco, 93, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Doris Wilson Beeco, age 93 of Commerce, Georgia (Dry Pond Community) who entered into rest Wednesday, February 12, 2020.  Mrs. B ...

Other

Geraldine “Jerry” Payne Waddell of Onancock, VA passed away at her home in Gainesville, GA on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. Services will be held on Monday, February ...
Jonathan Leahy, 21, Fuquay Varina
Jonathan Benjamin Leahy, age 21, of Fuquay Varina, North Carolina passed away on February 12, 2020. Graveside Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 22, 2020.  The ...

Stephens

John Richard Sabato, 60, Toccoa
Mr. John Richard Sabato age 60 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday February 12, 2020 at his residence. A son of the late Peter and Frances Linck Sabato, he was born March 2, 1959 in ...

White

Jill Renee Holland Alderman, 41, Sautee Nacoochee
Jill Renee Holland Alderman, age 41, of Clermont, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Emory University Hospital. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Sund ...
Jean Kennedy, 87, Cleveland
Jean Kennedy of Cleveland, GA passed away on February 12, 2020 at her home surrounded by family. Jean was born on December 31, 1932 in Cambridge, Massachusetts to the late Vidalia ...
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died
Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76
Mary Wilson, the longest-reigning original Supreme, has died at 76 years old
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. dies at 67
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. has died after battling prostate and other cancers
Oscar winner, ‘Sound of Music’ star Christopher Plummer dies
Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award winner in history, has died
Hal Holbrook, prolific actor who played Twain, dies at 95
Award-winning character actor Hal Holbrook who toured the world as Mark Twain in a one-man show and uttered the immortal advice “Follow the money” in the political thriller “All the President’s Men,” has died